1. Penn State Football: Solid Performances in a Tumultuous Year

    This has been an emotional couple of weeks for any Penn State football fan. The 2012 season ended in a fine way, with a superb win against Indiana and then a tense, passion-filled finish in overtime against a tough Wisconsin team...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about over 1 year ago 1,007 reads 2 comments

  2. Penn State Football: Will Renewing Old Rivalries Be Worth It for Penn State?

    Especially if the old rivalries do not include Pittsburgh? With Monday's announcement that Maryland will be joining the B1G conference in 2014, and with yesterday's announcement ...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about over 1 year ago 4,039 reads 41 comments

  3. Penn State at Nebraska: Controversy-Mired Rivalry Intensifies

    There is no turning back the clock. Not to 1982, when No. 2 Nebraska played No. 8 Penn State and lost its chance to play for a national championship due to an errant call on the sidelines...

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  4. Penn State Football at Iowa: A Most-Satisfying Win and a Call to Action

    The gold America Needs Farmers campaign rally towels were on every seat, including the seats where the Penn State fans were congregated. Mixed in with Penn State fans were numerous Iowa fans...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about over 1 year ago 1,674 reads 11 comments

  5. Penn State vs. Ohio: A Tough Challenge for the First Game

    Saturday's football game was a first in so many ways for Penn State. It was the first game of the 2012 season. It was the first game played after Joe Paterno passed away...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 2 years ago 1,008 reads 4 comments

  6. An Open Letter to Penn State Football Players and Fans

    Today we are all astonished by what the NCAA determined as sanctions starting in 2012 for alleged cover-ups by senior leaders in the Sandusky child sexual abuse crimes...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 2 years ago 4,064 reads 7 comments

  7. Support the Penn State Football Team's Lift for Life Effort

    With so much controversy and opinion circulating about who at Penn State knew what and who did what (or didn't do what) related to the Sandusky child sexual abuse crimes, one thing ...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about 2 years ago 526 reads 0 comments

  8. Joe Paterno: Remembering the Late Penn State Coach

    I hung up the phone stunned. I had just asked the Reverend Charles MacEachern (Charlie) to officiate at our wedding. He was the retired pastor of my family church in Massachusetts, a family friend...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about over 2 years ago 971 reads 7 comments

  9. Penn State Football: JoePa's 409th Win Delights; Fan Behavior Disappoints

    The Pre-Game Warm-Up When it comes to weather, yesterday's game forecast was about as bad as it could be. So bad, in fact, that my husband Terry threatened to stay home...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about over 2 years ago 2,021 reads 23 comments

  10. Penn State Football: It's Time To Believe This Team Is Special!

    It would have been an okay trip without the win because the game was in Chicago and Chicago is always fun, a favorite big city that we could visit often and never tire of its offerings...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about over 2 years ago 1,102 reads 18 comments

  11. Penn State Football: Purdue Is Undone, Lions Find a Way to Win

    "Undo Purdue" was the Citizens Bank button this week. And the Nittany Lions obliged. In a game that had as many twists and turns as a Tom Clancy novel, and was, in many respects, ...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 236 reads 4 comments

  12. Penn State Football: Impressive Win Over Iowa, Newfound Hope for Season

    What a game, what a day, what an atmosphere. A 3:30 game on a fall day with sunny mild weather creates bar none the best tailgating atmosphere in the country...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 867 reads 4 comments

  13. Penn State Football: An Ugly Win over Indiana Doesn't Satisfy

    It was an ugly game where Penn State seemed to self-destruct whenever it came close to a first down or any scoring opportunity...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 366 reads 4 comments

  14. Penn State vs. Eastern Michigan: a Solid Win at a High Cost

    On Saturday we were in the mood for a simple day and Penn State's game against Eastern Michigan fit the bill...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 609 reads 3 comments

  15. Penn State vs. Temple: A Close Call Is Always Good

    There was a decidedly different atmosphere at Lincoln Financial Field for this year's Temple vs. Penn State game. The last time Penn State played there, in 2007, Penn State white dominated the stands...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 637 reads 2 comments

  16. Penn State vs. Alabama: Coming Up Short on a Big Night

    You have to credit Alabama. Beaver Stadium was a tough place to play on Saturday. 'Bama had never played in front of a crowd that large—107,846 people...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 443 reads 4 comments

  17. Penn State vs. Alabama: Returning Respect and Paying It Forward

    Everyone who visited Tuscaloosa, Alabama last year speaks with utmost awe about the way Joe Paterno and the Nittany Lions team and fans were treated by the Alabama Crimson Tide fans...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 637 reads 4 comments

  18. Penn State Football: Lukewarm Opener Against Indiana State for the Nittany Lions

    Hot! Hot! Hot! Whew. Glad that one is over! Beaver Stadium was steaming hot yesterday, about 90 degrees. It was 100.2 in the sun according to Darryl, the National Guardsman who sits in front of us (he has a thermometer on his watch)...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 413 reads 2 comments

  19. Penn State Football: The Schedule and the Mascots Say It All

    The Penn State Nittany Lions have many challenges this season, not the least of which is playing No. 2 Alabama in Week 2, and closing the season with perhaps its three toughest Big Ten games—Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 424 reads 0 comments

  20. Penn State Football: Opening Day Questions Aren't Just About the Team

    It is not just who is going to be quarterback for this year’s football team that has me intrigued, but also what the heck happened to Stephfon Green that he made it so deeply ...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about almost 3 years ago 446 reads 0 comments

  21. Are You Ready for Penn State Football? Not Me...Ever!

    Yesterday the Penn State Football Facebook page posted a video, "20 Days," which you can view by clicking here . Now, it's 19 days and counting until the Opening Day on September 3, when Penn State plays Indiana State...

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  22. Penn State Football: Lift for Life $94,310 Plus Raised by Players

    Yesterday, the Penn State football team competed in the ninth annual Lift for Life ™ sponsored by the Penn State chapter of Uplifting Athletes...

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  23. Penn State Football: No. 75 Is My Favorite Jersey, and Leadership Is the Reason

    Football is in the air. We can start counting the days. For me, counting the days is always a mixed blessing. Football season is always a highlight of our year, but summer is something I always hate to see dwindle...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about 3 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  24. Penn State vs. Ohio State: Discovery vs. Complacency

    My husband Terry grew up in Ohio and spent every Saturday as a child listening to radio broadcasts on Ohio State football and cheering them on to wins...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about 3 years ago 3,319 reads 26 comments

  25. Penn State Football: Novel Experience at Ladies' X's and O's Camp

    For the second year in a row, I had the privilege of participating in the Ladies' X's and O's Football Camp at Beaver Stadium, organized by Patrick Steeneberg of Global Football, Inc...

    Carolyn Todd Written by Carolyn Todd about 3 years ago 497 reads 5 comments